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Meet Golden Mouse Honoree – Barbara W. Goldberg, Founder & CEO – O’Connell & Goldberg Public Relations
Barbara W. Goldberg is founder and CEO of O’Connell & Goldberg. Launched in 1993, O’Connell & Goldberg is one of Florida’s top public relations firms and has been ranked among the top independent PR firms in the country.
Handling services ranging from strategic counsel and communications to traditional and social media, community relations, special events and crisis communications, her agency is particularly recognized for its creative flair in influencing, engaging and motivating key audiences to act.
Throughout her 29-year career, Barbara has handled communication initiatives for major real estate developers, hotel chains, food & beverage chains, retailers, hospitals, and an array of public and private companies throughout the region. Her work also has included in-depth community relations programs designed to assist clients in strengthening their involvement in the communities they serve.
A native of Miami, Barbara is a proud alum of the University of Miami’s School of Communication, where she was inducted into the prestigious Iron Arrow Honor Society. She is a graduate of Leadership Broward (XVII) and is a former member of the Board of Directors for Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc. She served as a mentor for at-risk high school girls through “Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program.” Currently, she serves on the board of Broward’s Central Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE), Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County (JFS), and is a member of the Broward County Chapter of “100 Women Who Care.”
Barbara was named “2004 Woman of the Year” from the Association for Women In Communications (PR Category); a “Heavy Hitter” in PR from the South Florida Business Journal and the publication also named her one of “South Florida’s Most Influential Business Women of 2016.”
Barbara is married to Michael Goldberg, CEO of Zimmerman Advertising and has three daughters, Emily, Carly & Hannah.
Ms. Goldberg is the Golden Mouse Public Relations Leader of the Year
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